IELTS Listening Practice Test 1


IELTS Listening Section 3

Questions 21–30

Questions 21–25
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Global Design Competition

21 Students entering the design competition have to
A produce an energy-efficient design
B adapt an existing energy-saving appliance
C develop a new use for current technology

22 John chose a dishwasher because he wanted to make dishwashers
A more appealing
B more common
C more economical

23 The stone in John’s ‘Rockpool’ design is used
A for decoration
B to switch it on
C to stop water escaping

24 In the holding chamber, the carbon dioxide
A changes back to a gas
B dries the dishes
C is allowed to cool

25 At the end of the cleaning process, the carbon dioxide
A is released into the air
B is disposed of with the waste
C is collected ready to be re-used

Questions 26–30
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
• John needs help preparing for his 26 .
• The professor advises John to make a 27 of his design.
• John’s main problem is getting good quality 28 .
• The professor suggests John apply for a 29 .
• The professor will check the 30 information in John’s written

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